D'Angelico 1947 New Yorker Archtop Acoustic Guitar - USED
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This used 1947 John D'Angelico New Yorker Archtop acoustic guitar is in good condition and includes:
- Year: 1947
- Serial #1767
- Top: Solid Spruce, Archtop
- Back and Sides: Solid Highly Flamed Maple
- Neck: Highly Flamed Maple with Brown-Stained Maple Strip Inlaid on Back
- Headstock: Four-Piece Maple with Black-Stained Maple Veneer Overlay, Center-Dip Shape
- Fingerboard: Ebony, with Original White Celluloid Binding and Original Black and White Celluloid Purfling Strips
- Heelcap: Original, White Celluloid with Black/White Striping
- Bracing: Spruce X-Bracing
- Width: 18"
- Frets: Stainless Steel, not original
- Nut: Bone
- Width at Nut: 1 21/32"
- Bridge: Original, Ebony, Compensated, with Mother-Of-Pearl inlay
- Tuners: Original Grover Imperial Stairstep, gold
- Tailpiece: Original Stairstep, engraved "D'Angelico New York"
- Pickguard: Original Multi-bound Celluloid
- Binding: Original Celluloid
- Inlay: Fingerboard - Original Mother of Pearl Split-Block, Original Celluloid tortoise-colored side dot position markers
- Inlay: Headstock - Original Mother of Pearl "D'Angelico New York" Logo, Original Celluloid "New Yorker" Chrysler Building design, Original White Celluloid Binding, Original 8-Ply Black and White Celluloid Purfling
- F-Holes: Original Binding in White Ivoroid with Original Black/White Celluloid Purfling
- Finish: Natural
- Hardshell case, unknown if original
This D'Angelico is all-original, except for the frets, strings, and possibly the case. All of the binding is original. There are a few older cracks on this guitar, on the top and the bottom side, that were professionally repaired and have been stable for many years.